Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Gets $2.1 million Grant for Underserved

The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will be starting the year off with a $2.1 million federal grant to better support underserved students.

MCLA President James F. Birge announced the grant during Tuesday morning’s opening breakfast.

The college has been awarded a $2.177 million Title III “Strengthening Institutions Program” grant from the U.S. Department of Education to increase retention and graduation rates of students from low-income families and students of color over the next five years.

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